Date of Interview
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Born October 3, 1915; age 87 at time of interview
Westbrook and Portland, Maine from 1940s until death in 2012
Occupation/ Work History
Labor journalist, owner - editor of Westbrook, Maine newspaper called the American Journal
Mill or Principal Employer
S. D. Warren
Westbrook, Maine 04092
S.D. Warren, labor reporter, Westbrook newspaper, community leader, daily life in Westbrook
Harry Foote was a labor beat reporter for the Portland Press Herald (and editor) from the 1930s through the 1960s. He bought Westbrook's local newspaper, which over time came to be called the American journal. He was astute observer of the character of the people of Westbrook in the context of S.D. Warren Company's dominance.
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Harry Foote, interview by Michael Hillard, July 10, 2002, Stories of Maine's Paper Plantation, Digital Maine, Maine's Economic Improvement Fund, Digital Commons, University of Southern Maine